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Union Jack India Pale Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Union Jack India Pale AleUnion Jack India Pale Ale

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5,536 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,536
Reviews: 1,222
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 387
Gots: 840 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a pretty good IPA. It was certainly refreshing because I hadnt had any beer in a while.

Appearance- dark gold, good lacing

Smell- hoppy

Taste- hops, bitter aftertaste

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- pretty drinkable, had it at Firestone Grill in San Luis Obispo

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. Label says Bottled On: 10/04/12

A- Pours a clean light amber color with a 3/4 inch white head that retains well showing good foam formation before slipping down to a 1/4 inch head and sudsy, sticky lacing following behind.

S- Grassy, citric hops with a small malt background and a quick whiff of alcohol.

T- Bitter and bright hop flavor that's balanced out by the malt but it's the hops that are the main component. Sharp twangs of hop bitterness in the front and lingering in the back. Not too complex, but enjoyable. Alcohol is subdued allowing for a smooth drink. Notes of grapefruit and lemon zest.

M- Very tight but moist. Medium carbonation and a body that's a bit on the lighter side of things for the style.

O- Solid across the board. Nothing to get super fired up about but it's definitely well-done.

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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,536 ratings.